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Hale ʻAina Awards Winning-est Chef

  September 30. 2018. marks the 35th anniversary of the Annual Hale ‘Aina awards recognizing the best food Hawaii’s local restaurants have to offer. Over the last 35 years, Roy Yamaguchi has won a total of 128 Hale ‘Aina awards, more than any …
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March is Localicious

Localicious celebrates locally-sourced ingredients and raises money for agriculture education in Hawai’i schools. For the entire month of March, participating restaurants feature one or more dishes marked with a Localicious logo featuring some kind of locally grown, caught, or raised product. Several …
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Go Speed Racer! in Kapolei

Do you have a need for speed? You can test your racing skills at K1 Speed in Kapolei, only 15 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas. This location offers individuals of all ages the thrilling experience of indoor go-karting. You  can race …
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Breakfast Like a Kama’aina (a local)

A popular breakfast cafe in Kapolei, only ten minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, is My Cafe. They serve breakfast and lunch all day until closing (2:00 p.m.). Call ahead seating is recommended. Their pancakes are legendary. If you can’t choose …
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Family Fun at Coral Crater Adventure Park

Coral Crater Adventure Park, about 10 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, is Oahu’s best-kept 35-acre secret. The park opened this year and sits inside a former coral quarry on what was once part of Barber’s Point Naval Base. If you …
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Eating House 1849 Opens in Kapolei

Eating House 1849, a plantation-inspired concept by James Beard Award-winning chef Roy Yamaguchi, opens at the Kapolei Commons (about 10 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas). The restaurant pays homage to Hawaii’s vibrant culinary heritage with a nod to …
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Bikes, Paddle Boards, and Kayaks – Oh My!

Looking to add more outdoor adventure to your Ko Olina Beach Villas dream vacation? Perhaps a relaxing bike ride taking in the tropical views sounds good to you? Or you may prefer to practice your balance atop a paddle board …
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The Most Instagrammed Dessert on Oahu

The famous Hula Pie at Duke’s Waikiki, about 45 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas, has become a social media superstar. According to Instagram’s rankings, Duke’s Waikiki is the most geo-tagged restaurant in Hawaii. The legendary Hula Pie is a …
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Ko Olina Marina – Your Ocean Adventure Awaits

The Ko Olina Marina Activity Center offers an array of ocean adventures, and a pick-up service from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. You may struggle to decide which experience to try first – whale watching (December to March), snorkeling tours, …
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Makapuʻu Point Lighthouse Trail

The Makapu‘u Point trail, within Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline, offers outstanding views of O‘ahu’s southeastern coastline, about one hour from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. Here’s why this trail holds such a draw. It’s not the lighthouse, because you only …
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